LUKE 19:37

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen;”

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Luke 19:37 Translation & Meaning

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And δὲ But, and, etc And
when he αὐτοῦ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons when he
was come nigh, Ἐγγίζοντος To make near, i.e., (reflexively) approach come nigh
even now ἤδη Even now even now
at πρὸς A preposition of direction; forward to, i.e., toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e., pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e., near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e., whither or for which it is predicated) at
the τῇ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
descent καταβάσει A declivity descent
of Ὄρους A mountain (as lifting itself above the plain) of
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
mount Ὄρους A mountain (as lifting itself above the plain) mount
of Olives, Ἐλαιῶν An olive (the tree or the fruit) Olives
the whole ἅπαν Absolutely all or (singular) every one whole
multitude πλῆθος A fulness, i.e., a large number, throng, populace multitude
of μαθητῶν A learner, i.e., pupil of
the τῶν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
disciples μαθητῶν A learner, i.e., pupil disciples
began ἤρξαντο To commence (in order of time) began
to rejoice χαίροντες To be "cheer"ful, i.e., calmly happy or well-off; impersonally, especially as salutation (on meeting or parting), be well rejoice
and praise αἰνεῖν To praise (God) praise
God θεὸν A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
with a loud μεγάλῃ Big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application) loud
voice φωνῇ A tone (articulate, bestial or artificial); by implication, an address (for any purpose), saying or language voice
for περὶ Properly, through (all over), i.e., around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period) for
all πασῶν All, any, every, the whole all
the mighty works δυνάμεων Force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself) mighty works
that ὧν The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that that
they had seen; εἶδον Used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent G3700 and G3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know seen

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  • 35  And they brought him to Jesus: and they cast their garments upon the colt, and they set Jesus thereon.

  • 36  And as he went, they spread their clothes in the way.

  • 37  And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen;

  • 38  Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest.

  • 39  And some of the Pharisees from among the multitude said unto him, Master, rebuke thy disciples.




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